Wembley Review

A review with mixed feeling from the BT Yahoo music website.

Muse - Wembley Arena, London

Gig played on 22/11/06

Cecil B DeMille once said that when making films he always started with an earthquake and built to a climax. And this is a sentiment that bombastic rock three- piece Muse have definitely taken to heart. The diminutive Matt Bellamy looks swamped by the cavernous and antiseptic arena as he walks on stage in tight white jeans and schoolboy issue tank top. But as soon as his guitar screeches into life, he seems to fill the venue immediately. (He is, of course, aided by gigantic video screens that make him look like he's having his face sucked off by a nearby black hole. And talking of which…) ...